LANSING, Mich., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) is proud to announce the new members of the M.A.C. Board of Directors for 2013-2014; Don Disselkoen of Ottawa County, Pat Gardner of Newaygo County, Michael Hanley of Saginaw County, and Dan LaFoille of Schoolcraft County.
The new directors were sworn in at the 2013 M.A.C. Legislative Conference in March, held in Ingham County.
"It is an honor to welcome these commissioners to our board, and we look forward to having their input into the critical issues affecting counties at this time," said Thomas Bardwell of Tuscola County, President of the M.A.C. Board of Directors.
The M.A.C. Board of Directors is the association's decision-making body, and acts on recommendations of the five M.A.C. committees comprised of county commissioners from across Michigan who are appointed or elected by their fellow commissioners.
The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) founded on February 1, 1898, is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. M.A.C. is a non-partisan, non-profit organization which advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in the state of Michigan. M.A.C. is the counties' voice at the State Capitol, providing legislative support on key issues affecting counties.
SOURCE Michigan Association of Counties